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the city is on edge as authors hunt for those responsible for the chaos. the dea toll from the attacks now up to at least 31. at least 250 people injured. >> brussels airportemains closed. the city's transit system has limited service today. molly hunter is in the belgian capital this morning. >> reporter: on going raids continue across the european country. the m!nhunt for this man who authorities have identified as a suspect in the airport attacks. investigators say it all started around 8:00 a.m. tuesday morning. two bombs exploding. the terminal filled with smoke, chaos, people frantically running for safety. >> big bang. everybody cried and came along here. we saw kind of moek smoke. >> reporter: theorce so great, ceilings collapsed, people lying on top of one another and the horror continues. 9:11 a.m. an hour after the
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another bomb goes off near the offices of the european union. e target a packed metro car. children screaming in fear. >> this is the first time i saw such a thing in my life. >> reporter: the aftermath leading to hundreds of injuries, among those nine america including mormon missionaries richard are nor by, joseph empey and mason wells all seriously hurt. a city in mournininand m msages of hope and condolences. belgium remains at the highest security threat level tonight. isis claiming those attacks just hours later. now the state department warning americans against travel to europe saying terrorists are planning attacks right now. molly hunter, abc news, brussells. >> our thanks to molly hunter there in brussels. a lot of people, so many images coming out of brussels over the last 24 hours. many people remembering the victims. the manhuntis on for that man
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>> people wondering what it means for airport security across the country, across the nation and across the world espeally as the spring break season is begning. so many people worrying about families traveling. the faa looking into what actionn they may be taking. >> you saw that image i showed you a few seconds ago. authorities are looking for that man seen walkingithhhe two bombers at the airport. >> there have been more raids across belgium and an explolove device found in brussels apartments along with an isis flag. more on the investigation from abc's brian ross. >> they look grim and determined as they push carts through the airport. now identified by the authorities as the suspects attack team. two dressed in black with no effort to hide their faces are believed to have been the suicide bombers. their bombu hidden in their large suitcases according to officials. each wearing a black glove on the left hand. perhaps to hideehe bomb's
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fbi official. >> whether it's wires, strings a button, something is in there that when they move their hand, it actually makes the bomb go off. >> reporter: the third man who authorities say got away and is being sought tonight has a hat pulled down over his face, pushing what may have been the third bomb that authorities say did not detonate. >> the other individual could be their handler. he wants to be able to live for another day, for another terrorist attack. >> reporter: bomb experts are studying the aftermath of the devices set off at the airport, but already they say the third bomb at the metro stop in brussels appears to have been much more powerful than the explosives used in paris last november. this x-ray of one of the victims shows how ot bombers used three-inch metal bolts tearing through flesh at the rate of about a mile a second. >> isis is very good at this sort of thing, they know how to plan and they have resources.
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isis has been organizing foreign fighters by language and nationality and sending them to attack their home countries. among the targets, belgium and france of course, but also britain, germany, and the u.s. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> and here in the u.s. especially, millions of commuters will notice increased serity this morning as they travel the roads and rails. in newework city, thousands of additional officers are at the ready. in t t subway, they'y' be searching bags and patrolling withanine units. travelers at grand central terminal say they're going to be extra vigilant. there is no credible threat to the u.s. at this moment. >> global airir travel is expected to be impacted as security measur are tightened. in orlando, au jet from brussels was isolated when it landed in the anxiety after the attacks. airline terminals are still cocoidered soft targets. >> we have clearly entered a period of new normal where we
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much broader range of attacks. >> all flights to and from belgium have been cancel as the airport remains closes. the terror in brussels came as president obama was ending his trip to cuba. in a nationally televised speech, he made a brief reference to brussels saying the u.s. stands with the people there and will do whatever it can to bring those responsible to justice. then he kept his original schedule, attending a baseball game. threw talked about his reason for going to the game. >> what they can doinging is scare and make people afraid and disrupt our daily lives. and as long as we don't allow that to happen, we're going to be okay. >> also in havana, cuban protesters interrupting espn reporter bob lee during a live shot. they shouted on air and threw leaflets in the air. lice took them into custody. >> this morning we're also tracking election returns from
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right no many enduring long lines. >> we want to take a look at some of the late results. republicans in arizona giving a landslide win to donald trump who gets all the state's 58 delegates. >> and democrats in arizona giving the win to hillary clinton who also adds to her delegate lead over busy. >> the attacks in belgium were on candidates' minds each claiming to behe most qualified to deal with terrorism. >> it certainly was a topic of conversation for voters in the three states who casast primary or caucus ballots. brandi hitt joining us now from phoenix. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kendis, reena. the terror attack was also on minds of many voters out here at these polling places overnight. it's front and center out on the campaign trail, as well. with the candidates now arguing over who can be better protect america.
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now dominated by talk of terrorism. following the bombings in brussels. >> we've got to defeat them online. you know, that is where they radicalize. >> reporter: hillary clinton calling for quick action. gop front-runner donald trump going much further than that telling abc news, he would water board surviving paris attacker salah abdeslam to get more information. >> i would use maximum interrogation technique. i would haveaterboarding and a step further. >> ted cruz is pushing for more surveillance here in the u.s. >> it is good law enforcement to focus on where threats are emanating from and anywhere where there is a locus of radicalization. >> both bns and republican governor john kasichh say that sends the wrong message. >> in our country, we don't want it on the create divisions where we say you're a muslim. therefore, we're going to keep
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>> we are fighting a terrorist organization. we are not fighting a religion. >> reporter: and you are likely going to be hear a lot more terror t tk in the coming days. weise -- hillary clilion is going to be giving a counter-terrorism speech later on today at stanford university. you're likely going to be hearing it from the other candidates, as well on the campaign trail. >> certainly going to be a big issue on the campaign trail. we also know there was serious trouble in arizona when it came to voting. long lines especially. will there be an investigation into this? >> reporter: there's a investigation now underway. the democratic party is looking into this especially maricopa county because some people were waiting in line for two to three hours ininhe sun and there were fewer polling places open odd up with more voter turnout this time around. it's a hot button election for a lot of people here. what's interesting, when the polling places close, there were still hundreds of peoplen line.
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get to go and vote. by the time they got up there to cast their ballots the projections were coming in before they could govote. that was disconcerting to a lot of people here. >> quite a mess in some parts of arizona. brandi hitt joining us live from feech. thank you. coming up, the attacks any brussels and we're going to shoho you messages of hope from newspapers worldwide. >> also ahead, inside the minds of those isis bombers. we'll hear from an expert on counter-terrorism to get more insight. >> and the heartfelt memorials and symbol offices strength after attacks. so unforgettable. you're watching abc's "world news now." so i mowed the lawn, put up all the decorations. i thought i got everything. almost everything! you know, 1 in 10 houses could get hit by a septic disaster, and a bill of up to $13,000.
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>> welcome back. wewee continuing our coverage of the terror attacks in brussels. the death toll now up to at least 31 with at least 250 people injured. the manhunt for one of the suspects is under way. and there are a lot of answers authorities are searching for. and joining us this morning, for some insight on this is former fbi special agent in charge of counter terrorism steven gomez joining us. good morning. >> how youdoing? >> as you look and see all that's played out, what went
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>> well, you had some indicators that law enforcement should have ken a look at in belgium. on flied, salah abdeslam was captured. he was a critical part of the plot in paris that occurred in november. and there was some chatter that was occurring about concerns in the community there in brussels where he was captured. and at that point, law enforcement should have taken the posture of banging the bushes as we call it, doing some additional surveillanan, interviews, knocking on doors of people who were potential co-conspirators of his and letting them know they were watching him. >> there was lot of time there. apparently as you're saying, sobody might have dropped the ball in not getting to this guy sooner. what can you tell us about this
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after the aftermath of the attacks. >> what they're doing is looking at all the social media, communication devices or communications that could have occurred iolving the two suspects that were killed. and, of course, they're going to try to find the one guy that's till on the run. that's of highest priority trying to locate him. they're going to be doing a lot of forensic review of the evidence. they've got the one bomb that did not explode. they'll look at t tt very, very hard and fast trying to figure out the fingerprint of the bombmaker of that bomb. that's a key piece of evidence. >> absolutely. >> thahas going to hopefully lead them to other people, lead them to the bombmaker which is critical. >> as we go forward, i mean, you covered counter-r-rrorism for some two decades or so. i'm assuming you still have a lot of conctions with people in that field.
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east ser coming, passover is coming, as well. >> right. absolutely. they're preparing for that. lease no intelligence that's indicating that there's going to be a follow-on attack say here in the u.s. but they're concerned about any type of potential attack just because of the fact that these types of attacks especially if you look at san bernardino, they happen out of nowhere. they're not on the radar. and they then have an individual or two or three that then commit thee attack with no warning. so that's the problem. that. >> absolutely. and critical days ahead. former fbi special agent steve gomez joining us this morning. steve, thank you. >> thanks a lot. we always wonder how it will affect us back here home. a congressional report last year found about 250 americans have left to go abroad to engage in the fighting. it's just not clear exactly. people.
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could affect our subway systems and airports still remains. >> it is troubling. i was mentioning to steve during the inteiew, you have big holidays that are coming up, easter pore christians and for the jews passover coming up. even at this hour, there are many that ar worried about what might be ahead. >> yeah. very true. coming up, the world shows its support. th touching trib bus across the globe for the people of brussels.
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now." 1 world trara center there proudly displaying the d, white and blue overnight.
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directed the building to display black, red and yellow as a show of solidarity with the people of belgium. >> regardless of the actua colors it's one of the many displays from around the u.s. and across t globe as the world stands united against terror. abc's david wright has more. >> reporter: at the eiffel tower in paris, at the brandenburg gate in berlin and the trevi fountain in rome, black, yellow and red. solidarity from cities that have been there, saying, sadly, welcome to the club. a club that already has too many members. in this cartoon, the battered little man holding the sign asks all the others, can you make a little place for me? they did at vigils and memorials worldwide. >> terror is not the only result of violence such as this. there's togetherness, too. strangers united. comforting each other. deploring an act of hate. david wright, abc news,
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we should point out the world trade center started out the night with red, white, and blue. onon they got the memo from the governor's office, they did switch it over to the colors of the belgian flag. >> and reaction from all over. mean the pope speaking out offering prayers andondemning what he called blind violence. >> all right. we're going to continue to follow this story and coming up in fact, the morning papers and reactions to brussels. and headlines are from around the world all coming up next. you get a cold. you can't breathe through your nose. suddenly, you're a mouthbreather. a mouthbreather! how can anyone sleep like that? well, just put on a breathe right strip and pow! it instantly opens your nose up to 38% more than cold medicine alone. so you can breathe and sleep. shut your mouth and say goododght mouthbreathers.
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hold on. goes from hope to sadness here. this one our darkest day. and then another one here also from belgium. never safe. >> never safe. you should n ne the interesting thing about all of them are all prind in the three different languages that belgium is nad up of. flem mish, german and french. they're all carrying a similar team, as well. this particular h%adline is coming from greensland, australia. really this captured newspapers all around the world this morning. dagger to europe's heart as you can see. and another one from spain. yaush terror. the entirir world is feeling the impact of thi many of the american newspapers, as well printing outs some of these adlines. >> also social media. facebook pages, they reactivated the safe page where you can click and notify you're safe and
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around from the french paper le mond. you see the dates of the paris attack and therussels attack. >> 13th of november and 22nd of march. some celebrities i've noticed on my feed have been sending out that image, as well. another newspaper here this one coming from poe land. saying translation here, we are all brussels and in fact, an lot of people are saying that, as well this morning. and you were mentioning there was something striking an image we got of some refugees, as well. >> yeah, a pretty striking image. i hope we have that one. thislso is showing a young boy with his shirt on and you can tale see him talking about the attacks saying that. >> giving suprt i guess. >> in support. you kind of don't realize h h significantly impacted these refugees will be. there was a united nations turkey deal to have the refugees go back from europe to turkey. anan a lot of human rights activists are saying that's not enough.
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over these attacks and how isis militants could be mingling in with the population of immigrants. >> this could really change things in brussels which has a porous border and allowed a lot of people into that country and a lot of people are probably locking down and saying enough. we want to mention the wireless carriers are offering free calls and texts to brussels.
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>> in sup this morning on "world news now," the search for a terrorist. the man linked to isis who got away after the deadly attacks in brussels. the moments of fear, dozens dead and the tactics for police today. >> americans hospitalized, three mormon missionaries badly injured by the blast. why one of those victims says this was the terror attack number three. >> and new this half hour, in their own words.
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remembering a terrifying ordeal they may never forget. what they saw and what they heard. and our other major story this morning, voters in three big western states cast ballots in primaries and caucuses. the one big statwhere donald trump and hillary clinton are claiming victory on this wednesday, march 23rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. a major manhunt is under way right now across europe to find those suspected of being involved in the brussels terror attack. >> since the bomb blast, take a look at this image, people in the belgian capital have been writing messages in a square outside the brussels stock exchange, a cityy very much on high alert. >> we're going to begin with alex marquardt in brussels. >> reporter: terror striking
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belgium's main airport, a smokey war zone, the sticity paralyzed. the attackers hit at the height of rush hour. those three men police believe walking in the busy airport. around 8:00 a.m., two blasts, suicide bombers in the departure hall outside the security check point. the terminal filled with smoke and the sound of screams. travelers lying on t t of each other on the floor. this man holding a little girl. >> stay down. stay down. >> reporter: people huddled in fear, and then the questions. >> what it was? a truck or bus or terrorist. >> reporter: this man picked his small baby up ofoff the floor before running to safety. the bomb so powerful that ceilings collapsed. the wounded tread amid the rubble. airport security scanning for victims. ordering people to evacuate, they rush out of the terminal.
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outside smoke pouring out of shattered windows as peoe raced away. >> we saw a lot of people really badly injured with a lot of blood and we know that it was even worse inse but we could not see anything because of the smoke. >> reporter: at least ten dead here, more than 100 injured, including nine americans. mormon missionars and an american air force lieutenant colonel traveling back home with his family. but the horror was still unfolding. 9:11 a.m., just an hour after the rport explosions, seven miles away another bomb goes off near the offices of the european union, this time in a packed metro car as it was leaving the station. in the dark tunnel, passengers climimd out of train cars, the terrified screams of a child. the path to safety down the dimly lit tracks. this man still clutching a bouquet of flowers. in other metro cars, people waited, confused.
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some people started running. some people started crying. some people stood still in disbelief and tried to make sense of whatever was going on. >> reporter: the car where the bomb went off, a twisted mass of metal. outside, more smoke, as the sidewalk becomes a makeshift triage center. first responders carrying some of the victims. others sitting dazed as ambulances rush to the scene. at least 21 people dead, more than 100 wounded here, too and at 4:19 p.m., eight hours after the terror began, isis claimed responsibility. brussels, a city gripped by fear and uncertainty. this is normally one of the busiest avenues in brussels. just outside the european commission, you can see those flags back there now flying at half-staff. this road should be full of cars. now at rush hour instead as you can see, it's eerily empty, shut@ down by police. the threat level here raised to the highest level. police now looking for this man,
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police choppers in the air, residents told to stay inside, watching from windows as officers patrol rooftops. alex marquardt, abc news, brussels. >> and 24 hours after the attack, nerves are rattled and the city of brussels is confronted wititall this grief. >> we're going to continue live coverage right now. abc's mollyunter live for us from brussels this morning. there's a growing memorial behind you, molly. >> reporter: good morning. there is. spontaneous flowers and candles, it's been growing all night as we wind toward the 24 hour mark since those deadly attacks. people will start coming. it is raining you can see. as the sun comes up, i imagine we'll see many more people pcoming to places like this to pay their respects. >> molly, talk to us a little bit about, you have been in and out of brussels. you've covered the refugees. tell us more about the situation right now, the mood in the capital.
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transportation? i know the airports are shut down. but what's your sense? >> reporter: we arrived late last night. the city is absolutely shut down. police have blocked off all the major streets. you really can't move very easily. we'll have to see if schools are planning to open up, public transportation will start kind of running again. but reena, that's exactly it. it's very, very attached and very connected to that refugee issue. belgian authorities say somewhere around 600 to 700 jihadis eithern or out of syria or connected to an infrastructure here are active. whether those are pepele that have come recently along with the refugees we're not sure. but one thing is forsure, with abdel salem, the mastermind of the paris attacks hiding right here under the belgium j authorities' noses, authorities have some serious catching up to do and some serious explaining to do because they clearly don't have the manpower. >> certainly don't.
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people don't realize how ached they will be. three mormon missionaries from utah are among the nine americans who were hurt in the airport blasts. their wounds in the hospital. >> the parents of one young man second degree burns and shrapnel injuries. abc's clayton sandell has more. >> reporter: those three mormon missionaries serious hurt in the blast, richard norby, joseph empey and mason wells are fro tut off to see a fellow missionary also injured. fanny clain. joseph empey was able to call his parents from his hospital bed. >> you're okay? >> yeah, my right hand is also kind of badly burned. >> he was extremely close to the blast. words can't describe the joy and the relief that we felt to hear his voice. empey is 20.
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third degree burns. norbi is 66 and attends this church in lehigh, utah. this is the third terror attack for mason wells. he was only a alock away from the boston marathon bombing. wells was also in france last november when terrorists attacked paris. >> i just have to think that he was prepared in some way to go through this. >> reporter: the u.s. state department says they do not believe that any americans were killed in the attack but they are still trying to account for all u.s. citizens and government employees. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. the final rounds of march madness in are in less than two weeks. security in houston now going to be even tighter than planned. bomb-sniffing dogs will check out nrg stadium before the final four but the more than 100,000 fans are unlikely to notice other measures. officials say the city is experienced at hosting big events. >> we have to always be mindful
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element out there that may try to do something to hurt a houstonian or someone in this country. >> houston police will be getting assistance from several federal agencies and the texas rangers. the super bowl will also be held at nrg stadium next winter. >> a senior official tells abc news that authorities in belgium have shared the names of the suspects brussels attackers with the u.s. there's no word on whether those names raised any red flags in american databases. but as abc's pierre thomas explains, law enforcement here in the u.s. is on high ale. >> reporter: right now the fbi continues surveillance on dozens of isis sympathizers thought most likely to act on short notice without command and control from the group. most targeting isis supporters radicalized online through social mediaia 24 hour surveillance often requiring dozens of agents. those receiving most scrutiny 24-hour surveillance often requiring dozs of agents. >> they may go and knock their
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being watched. >> reporter: and while offffials in the u.s. don't believe there are sophisticated terror cells like those in europe, over the past two alone, at least 103 americans have been charged with trying to join isis or suspected of suppoing the group in some way. of those identified, 82 are men, 16 women. half, 52 suspects ages 18 to 25. n teenagers. just recently in san bernardino that, can ier couple allegedly swore allegiance to isis before gunning down 14 people. authorities' worst fear, they were hiding in plain sight. as one of the killer's coworkers told our david muir. >> if somebody had asked you bebere yesterday if he was a friend. >> i believe so. >> reporter: so u.s. law enforcement officials are pouring over the recent intelligence looking for any sign of a threat at home. in some cases some of the suspects on the fbi's radar may have agents knocking on their doors to warn them they're being watched. pierre thomas, abc news,
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>> ourur coverage from brussels continues later this half hour with the survivs telling us what happened in their own words. look for live coverage from belgium all morning long. the other big story we're following this morning is long lines at polling places all across the west. they're calling it super tuesday for the west. we just learned that bernie sanders has won the utah democratic caucuses. we also have returns from arizona. republicans in arizona giving a landslide win to donald trump who gets all of the state's 58 delegates. >> and democrats in arizona giving the win to hillary clinton who also adds to her delegate lead over bernie sanders. we're going to return to our top story and as you mentioned, we're going toave the terror survivors describing their ordeal in their own words. >> and also ahead, airline travelers from europe to orlando feeling vulnerable after the brussels bombings. airline security here and abroad. and later in "the skinny," a major career move for sarah palin. and it's away from politics. that's after today's forecast maps. severe storms in texas and heavy snow in the midwest.
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that is max-strength and fights mucus. let's end this. returning now to our top story. these are some of the images we're getting out of brussels and belgium m er the last 24 hours. air travelers around the world could face delays today as securies is tightened following the attacks. >> but the presecurity areas of many airports remain a soft target. abc's david kerley reports. >> reporter: part of a terminal at denver evacuated. a security scare.
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brussels isolated when it landed all this the anxiety after the terrorist attacks. on motorcycles, armed patrol and four-legged bomb sniffers airports all across the u.s. responded to the brussels attacks with more police. but the bombings in a terminal just like these are leaving some travelers worried. >> we had a little bit of trepidation about traveling today. >> it's scary. it's very scary. >> reporr: with the airports shut down, the air space over brussels cleared as jets diverted and flights were cancelled. >> this is a completely unsecured area. always has been, right? >> completely unsecured. >> reporter: before the security checkpoints here in the u.s., terminals are considered soft targets with only some police presence. >> reporter: so is this a risk we have to live with? >> we have clearly entered a riod of new normal where we have to be concerned about a much broader range of attacks. >> reporter: homeland security announced its security will be increased at tsa, but tsa is not responsible for the actual
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only the checkpoints. interestingly, the head of tsa was in brussels landing around the time of the bomb blast and he was taken to a secure area. david kerley, abc news. reagan washington airport. >> i wonder if one of the most secured aiorts in the world ben gurion in tel aviv have a airport where you've got to stop your car. if you're a single female in a cab, you're usually one of the tourists obviously they wantnto when you get into the airports, a separate screening. i can't help b%t wonder if you're going to see that at airports across america well before you get to the airport. >> it gives you a sense of how secure that airport in tel aviv. you can carry liquids above three ounces through to a plane. they have a different measure and lines of security to make sure that things are safe there. it's going to be interesting to see how it changes the dynamic
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the state department issuing a warning for many citizens who might be traveling not just in one country but all 28 that make up the eu. >> i cannot help but wonder, muhammad khweiei the man who was the american captured in iraq who was a former isis fighter, what exactly he might be telling intelligence sources at this moment about his time with isis. >> coming up, we'll switch gears. hulk hogan speaking on camera exclusively to abc news. >> and sarah palin returning to reality tv. that's next on "world news now." >> like i said, we're switching gears.
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moment. it was a moment. >> in the meantime, gawker publisher nick denton is also speaking out in a scathing review of the trial proceedings claiming it went "wildly off the rails." >> dentdon also says that he's confident that heal win in the end on appeal. you can see what hulk hogan has to say about that later on "good morning america." next sarah palin is gearing up to take on a familiar role in her career. starring in her own reality tv show. >> yeah, the former alaska governor is no stranger to the justice system. and she's just signed a deal for a new w urtroom-based series. while it doesn't have a name yet, we do know that palin will be working with the same production company behind judge judy and judge joe brown. >> thesay that palin's telegenic personality and common sense wisdom makes her the top pick for this project. she doesn't have a law degree, folks. but the nationally syndicated daytime show will premiere in the fall of 20817.
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with no choice but to continue onn the face of such senseless violence. >> there was a massive explosion. >> stay down. stay down. >> big bang. everybody cried and came along here. we saw smoke, you know. >> what it was, a truck or was it a terrorist. >> the secofd i heard it, i mean i felt it. i can still feel it in my cheses now, the first blast and debris and smoke. >> it was a nightmare. the worst nightmare ycu could imagine. >> we saw a lot of people really badly injured with a lot of blood and we know that it s even worse inside but we could not see anything because of the smoke. [ siren ] >> lights went out.
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everyone fell l the ground. it was clear to me at least that this was a terrorist attack. >> you just feel like a wave. explosion, you know, a wave goes through your body. >> we saw smashed windows and we didn't get any information. >> hundreds of people arted running. i ran with them. there was no clue as to what was going on. >> everyone started screaming and peopleleropped to the floor. people were crying. collectively we all manually forced open the door. and at that moment, i looked at, you know, the platform and thought probably itakes sense to get off. we just decided to go for it and get off the train and try and find safety. >> you there was really th sense of humanity that emerges in the sense of chaos to me ows these types of things don't defeat the human spirit. >> i think it's that image of thtrain they say that the explosives were far more greater
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attacks. so troubling that image to see it completely obliterated. >> you can understand why so many peoplplwere killed there. the signs in brussels, "i am brussels." don't miss our updates on facebook @wnnfans.com. >> more news from abc coming up.updates on
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>> more news from abc coming up. making news in america this morning, terror in brussels. a massive search under way right now. the mystery man in the hat and white coat moments before the airport explosion, the clues already surfacing from this photo. wpy one glove on both of these men? plus, caught in the chaos.
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it was really like a whoosh. >> the american helelng people from the mangled train. >> he was extremely close to the blast. >> and the man from utah who has now witnessed his trd terror attack, boston, paris and brussels. >> we have live team coverage on the survival stories, the investigation and the security here at home. good wednesday morning. we're going to get started with brussels on edge this morning as thorities hunt for those responsible for the terror attacks. >> this morning raids are happening across belgium, the sear uncovering explosive devices and an isis flag. >> take a look at this picture. three men seen at the airport before the explosion. investigators believe one of them is on the run. the other two identified moments ago as brothers with criminal
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>> and proof the attackers wanted to cause maximum damage, an x-ray from a survivor shows a three-inch bolt in the patient's chest likely from one of the bombs. >> live team coverage and bazi kanani is standing by in washington, d.c. but we'll get started with alex marquardt who is in brussels thisorning and alex, those local media reports just identified two of the airport bombers. >> reporter: good morning, kendis, that's right. the two men onn the left side believed to be brothers. this according to rtf. the names that they released this morning is khalid and brahim bakraoui going through e airport with that third man. you can see those big bag on the cart believed to be the two suicide bombers who detonated their explosives just after 8:00 yesterday morning at zaventem international airport. the w they were identified was reportedly through a taxi driver who took them to the airport.

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